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No-tipping policy?

Before my life as a business traveler I spent a couple of years during college waitressing. It was the most fun job I’ve had, but working as a waitress was harder than I thought it would be.  Lifting heavy trays of food, meeting everybody’s demands, smiling when I would rather not, and many other challenges…

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Road Warriorette Weekend Express

Happy Labor Day weekend!  Got a question or something you want to discuss this weekend?  Here’s the perfect opportunity! Whether you want to share an interesting travel story, a packing tip, an etiquette tip, or anything else going on in the business travel world, comment here and we’ll have a discussion. (Pictured:Airplanes Games Plane Paper app,…

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Business travel news roundup

Here are a few of the stories that caught my eye in the last week or so….  Wow. Plane diverted after fight over ‘knee defender.’ via @TODAYshow Here’s some sites that will help you determine airline fees. Sites pop up to help figure out air fees. via @usatodaytravel Interesting article on ridesharing from WSJ. Tech’s Fiercest Rivalry: Uber…

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Preparing for your first international business trip: Food, Transportation, and Language

Getting ready for your first business trip abroad can be very stressful! I’ve put together a comprehensive list of items that can help you prepare, hopefully cutting down on your anxiety. Click here to read the first installment, which covered passports, travel advisories, and vaccinations. Eating and drinking.  It’s not always the best idea to…

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When do you tip?

There is definitely a learning curve to a lot of aspects of business travel: packing enough but not too much; getting through airport security with a minimum of fuss; maintaining patience with delayed flights and canceled itineraries, just to name a few. Tipping certainly falls under this list. Who do you tip? How much? What…

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